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What does the subject of 'Shemitah' have with Mount Sinai?

“The LORD spoke to Moses on Mount Sinai, saying, “Speak to the people of Israel and say to them, when you come into the land that I give you, the land shall keep a Sabbath to the LORD. 241 more words

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The measure of the Easter season

We have entered into the period known by the Jews (and Israelites) as the Counting of the Omer.

According to the Torah (Lev. 23:15), the Israelites (thus later the Jews) were obligated to count the days from Passover to Shavuot. 1,785 more words

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Counting of the Omer

Counting of The Omer

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Thousands of years ago, Israelite people would bring a measure of their spring barley harvest to the Temple in Jerusalem in the spring as an offering of gratitude for a successful harvest.  548 more words


The countdown to being an Easter graduate has begun

We are in the Easter Season.  We can all wear white clothes, white shoes, white accessories, and even straw hats, from now until Labor Day. 2,055 more words

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June 3-4th, 2014 -Come Celebrate YHWH's Festival of Shavuot !

Shavuot  celebrates the Giving of the Torah on Mt. Sinai to Moses. It is the Jewish PENTACOST because it occurs 50 days after PASSOVER. The Jews counted 49 days after Passover until this day and called it the Counting of the Omer as it coincided with the BARLEY harvest. 49 more words